Busi Lurayi Wikipedia, Bio, Net Worth, Age

Busi Lurayi Wikipedia

Busisiwe Lurayi, who is fondly called Busi Lurayi, was born in 1987, Thembisa, Gauteng. She leaved in Johannesburg, Gauteng.


Busisiwe Lurayi (South African-born) was the lead actress for her role as Tumi Sello in the Netflix drama series How to Ruin Christmas.

Busi Lurayi Age: How Old Was Busi Lurayi?

Busi Lurayi’s exact date of birth is not yet known, but we gathered online that was born in 1987, which means she died at the age of 35 years.

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Busi Lurayi Early Life and Education Background

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Busi Lurayi Career

Busi Lurayi Wikipedia

Busi Lurayi is a South African actress best known for playing the character Phumzile on the SABC1 sitcom City Ses’la (from 2005-2006 and again in 2010) and its spin-off series Ses’Top La.

In 2006 she won the inaugural S.A.F.T.A. (South African Film and Television Awards) for Best Supporting Actress in a T.V. Comedy for her role as Phumzile.

Lurayi quit the show after the first season (replaced by Thuli Thabethe) to join the cast of the ITV drama series Wild At Heart starring Amanda Holden of Kiss Me Kate fame, about a British family.

They relocate to a game reserve in South Africa.

Busi Lurayi Career

Lurayi plays Thandi, a teacher who home-schools the children, in the show’s second season. She was featured as a supporting cast member.

She returned to the role of Phumzile for City Ses’la’s fourth and final season in 2010. Her character then got a spin-off series, Ses’Top La, which premiered in 2012.

In May 2006, she made a guest appearance on the medical drama series E.R., playing the role of Sittina in the episode titled “There Are No Angels Here” (Season 12, Episode 20).

She played the starring role of Winnie Molepo, a lawyer who works for the Sokhulu brothers, in the SABC1 drama series Sokhulu & Partners, since 2008.

In November 2011, she joined the cast of the SABC1 soapie Generations in the role of Swazi Lukhele, a socialite wife who was married to David Lukhele but in the process of divorcing him.

In 2012 she was a leading cast member of the Mzansi Magic sitcom S.I.E.S., playing the head of the incompetent government department of Social Impact and Empowerment Strategy.

In 2013 she was the host of the M-Net game show Million Rand Money Drop, and in 2014 reprised her role as Phumzile in Season 2 of Ses’Top La.

Busi Lurayi Husband and Children

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Busi Lurayi Awards and Nominations

Her prowess, passion, and talent are evident in her work. Her role as Phumzile in the sitcom City Ses’la in 2005 was quite appealing to the audience as it earned her the part of Phumzile again in 2012 in the spin-off Ses’top La.

Here are some of the notable awards to her name:

  • The Golden Horn Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy in 2006
  • The Golden Horn Award for Best Actress in a TV Comedy in 2011

Apart from her awards, the actress hosted the M-Net game show Million Rand Money Drop in 2013.

Busi Lurayi Cause Of Death

Busisiwe Lurayi, who is the star of the Netflix comedy series How to Ruin Christmas, has died and has been laid to rest.

We confirmed the news on Monday through her agency Eye Media Artists, who shared the official family statement about the ugly incident on social media. The owner of the agency Brian Makau and her manager also confirmed the news.

The statement said Busisiwe was confirmed dead on Sunday.

“We are deeply saddened to notify you of the passing of our beloved Busisiwe Lurayi.

Busisiwe passed away suddenly and was pronounced dead at her residence on Sunday.

”The family said the cause of her death remains unknown as they await the autopsy report.

They asked for time and space to absorb the tragic news.

“We humbly request that you allow us as the family to come to terms with this tragic news.

We thank you for your support given so far.”Busisiwe is best known for starring as Phumzile on the SABC1 sitcom City Ses’la ( 2005-2006 and again in 2010) and its spin-off series Ses’Top La.

In 2006, she won the inaugural SA Film and Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a TV Comedy for her role as Phumzile.

Many will remember Busisiwe for her brilliant portrayal of Tumi Sello in How to Ruin Christmas.


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